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Community Calendar 03-16-15



Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Dates of Lenten soup suppers & Lenten worship services are March 18 and 25

Lenten Soup suppers are every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Lenten worship services are every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Lifetree Café Meetings at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will be on break until after Easter. Upcoming meetings will be posted as soon as that information is available.

Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great topics/food/fellowship. Call Leslie at (308) 250-1113 with questions.

A Parkinson’s support group the for Western Nebraska area meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 312 W. 16th St., Alliance. Call Dee Brauninger at (308) 763-1254 with questions or email her at

Tuesday, March 17

The Jr. Friends of the Library will be meeting on Tuesday, March 17 at 5:30 at the Sidney Public Library. This group welcomes youth 7th through 12th grade and encourages personal growth through community involvement. For more information, please call the library at 254-3110 and/or stop by for a visit. Come enjoy the fun and fellowship!

Saturday, March 21

Sidney Regional Medical Center will hold the Leprechaun Leap, a 5K run or 10K walk on Saturday March 21. Register at the Cheyenne County Community Center. The race begins at the Hillside Golf Course. Race will start at 8 a.m. Contact Kiersten at the center at (308) 254-7000 for more information.

Regional West Hospital in Scottsbluff will hold its Third Annual Boxer Rebellion, a 5K run/walk, on Saturday, March 21 at 9 a.m. For more information, call Lucrecia Spady at (308) 630-2842.

The Panhandle Quilt Guild will meet on Saturday, March 21 at 9:30 a.m. at West Way Christian Church, 1701 W. 27th St., Scottsbluff. Jan Sears will present the program “Appraisals and Tips About Quilts,” and Marla Marx will present he class “Illusionary Bars.”

Lodgepole Lions Club will host a pancake supper fundraiser 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Lodgepole Community Hall. Donations are for two scholarships to Creek Valley High School graduates.

Week of March 23-27

Kindergarten registration for Sidney Public Schools for the 2015-’16 school year will take place March 23-27 at Central Elementary, 1114 16th Ave. Children must turn 5 on or before July 31, 2015. Call (308) 254-2276 for more information.

Tuesday, March 24

A blood drive sponsored by the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will be held March 24 from 2:30-6:00 p.m. at the Potter Youth Center. Schedule an appointment online at or call Shirley Combs at (308) 879-4497 or (308) 250-4497.

Sunday, March 29

The combined church choirs of First United Methodist Church and Light Memorial Presbyterian Church will present the Lenten Cantata “Witness” by Lloyd Larson. The presentation will be on Palm Sunday, March 29, at 2 p.m. at Light Memorial Presbyterian Church (14th & Linden) in Sidney and is open to the public. A free will offering or a donation of canned goods will be collected and given to the Sidney Food Pantry.

Monday, March 30

There will be a Blood Drive held on Monday, March 30th from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at WNCC Sidney in rooms 115/116. You can sign up for a slot at with sponsor code WNCC. Walk-ins are also welcome. Questions can be directed to Jeff Summitt @ 308-254-7441.

Sunday, April 19

The Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library in Lodgepole will hold a “Jigsaw Puzzle” tournament on Sunday, April 19 from 1-5 p.m. Teams consist of two adults. Registration ends March 23 at 5 p.m.

Thursday, April 23

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce is holding a Career Day on Thursday, April 23 from 5-7 p.m. at the community center. Call the Chamber at (308) 254-5851 for more information

Friday, April 24

Kindergarten registration for Leyton Public Schools for the 2015-’16 school year will take place Friday, April 24 from 9-11 a.m. Children must turn 5 on or before July 31, 2015. Call (308) 884-2247 to schedule an appointment.


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